Today’s Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) must have at least 4-6 years of highly specialized graduate school training. They must pass four rigid national board examinations, and continuing education seminars must be completed for annual state license renewal. Through these measures, modern chiropractic has achieved recognition as a comprehensive, scientifically sound force among the health professions. The following is a comparison of basic requirements for MD’s and DC’s.
Medical Class Hours
Chiropractic Class Hours
NOTE: Classroom hours are based on the Association of American Medical Colleges Curriculum Directory (Vickie Ahari, Editor) and the Chiropractic College Admissions and Curriculum Directory (K. Magarian and K. McNamee, Editors). This information may be valuable to others who are misinformed about the nature of chiropractic education today.
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Our Claymont DE Chiropractor, Dr. Francis is a licensed nutritionist. Nutrition counseling is a type of assessment or counseling that analyzes various health needs in regards to diet and exercise. A nutritional counseling session is a great way to help you set achievable health goals and will teach you various ways of maintaining these goals […]
Spinal Decompression Therapy is performed by a licensed chiropractor to adjust vertebrae via decompression, and ultimately provide pain relief. It is a popular, non-surgical therapy option that is primarily used to treat people with mild to moderate back pain. When you get spinal decompression therapy, pinched nerves in the spine will be relieved as neural […]
Chiropractic medicine is focused on subtle spinal adjustments and other therapies, such as massage and cryotherapy, which minimize inflammation in the nervous system. Chiropractors are informed about how and where the nerves bind to the brain and will help alleviate the issues of the patient as a whole. Chiropractors physically examine each patient's anatomy to identify […]
Chiropractic massage combines elements of massage therapy and chiropractic care to help support the spine, promote full body health and pain relief in the patient. Call our Wilmington Chiropractor, Dr. Mike Francis, to book a massage session. Your chiropractor will utilize traditional adjustments to fix any misalignments that could be causing you pain or discomfort, […]